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WEEKEND — Classic cars, fun set for Shane Park fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — More than 100 classic cars will be on display at Shane Park in west Port Angeles for the inaugural Old-Fashioned Family Fun… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Celebrate public lands at Kalaloch

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Special activities are planned at Kalaloch on Saturday during National Public Lands Day, when entrance to federal lands will be free.… Continue reading

WEEKEND — From skateboarding to concerts, weekend will be busy on Olympic Peninsula

A skateboarding contest, the first concert in Peninsula College's new venue and the Friends of the Poor Walk join music concerts, hikes and other attractions… Continue reading

Area gospel leader’s performance of new record to be tribute to musician’s father

PORT ANGELES — September was going to be an intense month for former Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers director Michael Rivers. His solo album, “My Father’s… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: 60 years later, and still rolling along

SIXTY YEARS AGO yesterday, the Nelson family from the flatland of Illinois came north on U.S. Highway 101 along Hood Canal. It was bright and… Continue reading

Author to speak about yoga, motherhood in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND ­— Yoga is funny. It can also be “incredibly annoying.” So Elizabeth Gilbert, she of Eat Pray Love fame, says on the back… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Fundraiser ride hosted by area chapter

WINNING, OR DOING well, is often a reflection of how much effort is put forth. Becky and Dave Seibel were holding an American Competitive Trail… Continue reading

Singers, quartet to perform Thursday in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Moonflower, an a cappella singing ensemble, and the quartet Pleasures of the Court will come together for a Candlelight Concert on Thursday… Continue reading

‘eTown’s’ Port Angeles episodes to air in November

PORT ANGELES — The national radio show “eTown,” which came to the North Olympic Peninsula last Saturday night to record a concert by the California… Continue reading

Elwha dam removals — ‘eTown’ crowd roars out approval at Port Angeles radio show [**Gallery**]

PORT ANGELES — When asked, the fans didn't merely cheer. They roared. Saturday night at Port Angeles High School's Performing Arts Center, the national radio… Continue reading

Music, lunch on menu for Sequim concert series

SEQUIM — A new season of noon concerts — complete with hot meals and a warm welcome — begins this week as “Music Live with… Continue reading

‘Prayers answered’: National figures join Peninsula leaders at dam ceremony [***Video, Photo Gallery***]

PORT ANGELES — It was a morning to rejoice in a desire that would not die, a day to bathe in a shared victory. Saturday's… Continue reading

‘Sleuth’ keeps audience guessing until the very end

SEQUIM — Two men, one young and lithe and one older and toting a giant ego, are about to play a deadly game at Olympic… Continue reading

Elwha Central at City Pier on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles waterfront will turn into “Elwha Central” as a free, public dam-removal festival spreads out on City Pier from 10… Continue reading

Artists create banners for Elwha fete

PORT ANGELES — It's as if they've been deep in the river, so saturated are these with colors of water and joy. A suspended array… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: National radio show ‘eTown’ to tape in Port Angeles as part of Elwha River events

PORT ANGELES — If you join the party at Port Angeles High School this Saturday night, you’ll have Cake, and then some. In a historic… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out for Elwha River science talks at Peninsula College symposium; more today

PORT ANGELES — The Elwha River is attracting an abundance of creatures — in numbers greater than expected — to what is described in the… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Music venues need help to stay alive

OVER THE PAST nine years, live music venues have closed while others have opened up, and the same can be said for musicians, from duets… Continue reading

Murder mystery preview set in Sequim

SEQUIM — “Sleuth,” that murder mystery made famous by the 1972 movie with Michael Caine and Sir Laurence Olivier, is coming to the Olympic Theatre… Continue reading

CELEBRATE ELWHA! — Inspired voices at Elwha Heritage Center reflect on dam removals

PORT ANGELES — This Tuesday night, the celebration begins: Voices, Native American and non-Native, will be heard together, like the blend of creatures whose lives… Continue reading